Oct 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
in a 2013 draft budget. >>> elsewhere, on the heals of apple's debut of the flawed apple app, oracle customers sl l have access to nokia's services. >>> hewlitt packard is set to roll out a new device that will work with microsoft's new windows 8 operating system. the elite pad 900 comes at a time when, according to new research, half of all adult americans now own either a tablet computer or a smart phone. >>> and finally, who says that crime doesn't pay? two guns that belonged to famed partners in crime bonnie and clyde sold to an anonymous buyer for just over half a million dollars at an auction over the weekend. >>> a quarterback makes history, and nfl teams break out a bag of tricks. >>> plus, a colossal collapse at golf's ryder cup championship. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> and all the heavy rain over the weekend and this morning in the southeast is on the move. i'll tell you where it's heading coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> well, good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, the europeans played their he
Sep 30, 2012 2:30am EDT
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Oct 2, 2012 3:00am EDT
company that resold itself to oracle too. that's the kind of activist cfo that they need. the fact that she picked him tells them they're going in the right direction. the plan we will hear more about when they report in two weeks, i think the stock can start marching higher. the reason is simple. the company can get aggressive about unlocking the pieces and yahoo! has got a lot to unlock. last week goldman sachs came out with a terrific pieces. i said i'm changing my mind. this is really good research where they added yahoo! to the buy list based on the sum and parts of the analysis, some of the most rigorous analysis on yahoo!. let's go through the pieces. first, yahoo! owns a major stock in ali baba, like the ebay and paypal of china. the old management didn't know what to do with it. that changed back in may when the predecessor interim ceo ross levinsohn worked out a deal to have ali baba buy back half of the position. this sale closed less than two weeks ago with yahoo! netting $4.3 billion in cash and fees. and even better, yahoo! will return about 85% of the cash to you, shareho